Virtually True Blue

Alumni Team Keeps Eagles Engaged During Pandemic

As Eagles across the globe began to shelter in place, Georgia Southern’s alumni team shifted to virtual events to maintain engagement and entertainment. Alumni joined in for workouts, Eagles After Hours events, coloring sheets, and family fun with Trivia/Bingo.

Southern Strong Virtual Workouts

Georgia Southern Strong

Alumna America Minc (’03) hosted our first Southern Strong workouts from her home as she kept Eagle Nation fit.

Lunch & Learns

Biology Professor Lissa Leege, Ph.D., shared helpful information about Earth Day and practicing sustainability with interested alumni. The Lunch & Learn series brought several different guest speakers on a variety of topics.


Susan Townsend

Alumna Susan Townsend (’02) hosted Family Bingo Night with the help of the Hammett sisters

Family Bingo Night

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays

On Wellness Wednesdays, alumni learned valuable information about self-care from Double Eagle Justine Coleman (’08,’10), and how to make an Eagle-style mask from Cindy Teate, a three-time GS Alumni parent.

Virtual Savannah Alumni Lunch

This long-time Savannah Network tradition was turned into a virtual event and all alumni were invited to join in. Special guest in May was Director of Athletics Jared Benko.

Eagles After Hours

Special happy hours for Georgia Southern alumni were hosted by Jon (’00) and Hollie (’01) Sisk and Michael (’00) and Octavia (’01) Gibbs who welcomed us into their homes for a little virtual socialization.


Alumni were invited to test their knowledge of all things Georgia Southern at Thursday night trivia, hosted by Alex Grovenstein (’02) and his boys, and Terry Harvin (’91)